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this disturbing picture. it shows marines who are urinating on dead taliban fighters. staff sergeant joseph cham blin and staff sergeant edward daptola have been charged. there were three other marines who were also disciplined in this case. >>> and we are learning some really surprising new details and very specific new details about a deadly attack on camp bastion in afghanistan. it happened 11 days ago. may have seemed like a headline to you but when you hear the details, you will be surprised. the insurgents who attacks were wearing cross trainers as they snuck into the american encampment. two americans were killed in this attack, and our cnn pentagon correspondent barbara starr was able to get more of these details of the assault straight from the marines who themselves were under attack. >> we see flaming aircrafts, we see the enemy shooting at us. we're seeking cover. we're hearing small arms fire, ak-47s, pkms, and then at some point soon thereafter see another rpg shot towards us and towards our building. >> reporter: for the first time on television, u.s. marines tell cnn just how bad
video u.s. officials described as deplorable and disgusting. u.s. marines yur rating on dead taliban fighters and posing for pictures the corpses. two staff sergeants were charged in that incident for failing to supervise the junior troops. three other marines have already been punished in that case. >>> an update to the sexual hazing story we told you about yesterday. four students at a high school in southern california briefly taken into custody on suspicion of assaulting four younger soccer players. they were cited and released friday as the d.a.'s office investigated if any adults might have been involveded in this. the players were reportedly beaten with a stick, possibly aafta javelin and in one case, the stick was used to allegedly sodomize one of them. their coach is on leave now. >> awful. >>> a giant panda cub dies. the initial test reveals that the newborn which was six days old and weighed just four ounces, the cub was not crushed by the mother. the mother still cradles a toy in her den, a sign she's not transition from her mothering role. >>> next hour we'll talk to drd
. proudly a member of the taliban, he says no one encouraged him to do this. "look at our situation. the foreigners kill our people. insult our religion. burning the holy koran and making cartoons of our prophet mohammed. if we don't defend islam, then we are not muslim." suicide bombings and other attacks are now daily currencies in the war in afghanistan. and the methods of the insurgents are constantly changing, according to the prison boss, general muhammad khan. "the enemy don't use their own tactics. now they use women. sometimes children and teenagers. they even get dressed up in military uniforms. they don't fight face to face. they're coward." the taliban denies recruiting children as suicide bombers. the facts tell a very different story. authorities say just a few days ago a 10-year-old orphan boy managed to escape from insurgents who were going to make him wear a suicide vest so he could blow himself up in front of coalition troops. rujallah has a 4-year-old son who he says he loves and misses very much. when i asked him how he'd feel if his child was used as a suicide b
in case any other ieds have been laid on the road. recently the taliban have been planting ieds that are almost impossible to detect because they contain little if any metal. a sign the enemy is becoming much more sophisticated. lieutenant mohamed is leading this operation. the 30-year-old who oearns less than $300 a month tells me, i do this because it's my job. i'm prepared to lose my own life, but i don't want other people to die. at the beginning of the year the afghan army had no idea how to diffuse an ied other than to shoot it or set it on fire. now with the right training and equipment they have the skills to disable these deadly devices. after 20 minutes, the soldiers determine the site is clear claiming the taliban either removed it once it had been reported or a local took the ied to claim the $100 reward. in the last few months there have been alarming reports of the taliban returning and even overrunning checkpoints. the taliban are a resilient enemy and constantly trying to infiltrate the ranks. while there have been no insider attacks by the men under his watch, h
-martialed over videos described as deplorable and disgusting. u.s. marines urinating on dead taliban fighters last year and posing for pictures with the corpses. three other marines have already been punished in this case. >>> a review finds more than 1100 people in massachusetts are in state prison or county jails because of potentially tainted drug evidence. a former state chemist allegedly told law enforcement officials she mixed drug samples to create positive results. she has not been charged, but a criminal investigation is under way. >>> fast-moving wildfires are posing dangers in the west this morning. the body of an 82-year-old disabled man was discovered in a home in san diego county. the shockey fire has scorched about 2,000 acres so far and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people. another fire in oklahoma has been contained. about 100 firefighters battled the grass fire that threatened about a dozen homes and closed a state highway for much of the afternoon. >>> in your a.m. house call the discovery of a new virus. but exactly what is it? two men from the middle east became in
helmet cam captures a gun battle with the taliban. it happened back in april. the soldier is heard yelling on the video, i'm hit, i'm hit. after running out without cover to draw fire away from his squad. officials say he suffered just minor shrapnel wounds from bullets which actually struck his weapon. >>> the white house confirming a hack attack on its computer system but says it was detected and foiled, and no classified information was at risk. officials are playing down a published report that hackers linked to china's government broke into a system used by the white house military office for nuclear commands. >>> all right we had some heart-stopping video out of new york city. a 72-year-old man desperately trying to escape a fire hangs on for dear life from this third floor apartment window. then, he lets go. there it is. wow. friends and neighbors below, they catch him. the whole thing, meanwhile, caught on cell phone video. local stations are reporting that ronnie poe did not suffer any broken bones. lucky man. >>> american airlines has grounded several of its 757s after a
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